Place:Agrigento, Agrigento, Sicilia, Italy


Alt namesAcragassource: Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 335
Agrigentumsource: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979); Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 335
Akragassource: Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961); GRI Photo Archive, Authority File (1998) p 1434; Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
Girgentisource: Wikipedia
Coordinates37.317°N 13.567°E
Located inAgrigento, Sicilia, Italy
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Agrigento (; or  ; ;

or ; , or  Jirjant) is a city on the southern coast of Sicily, Italy and capital of the province of Agrigento. It was one of the leading cities of Magna Graecia during the golden age of Ancient Greece with population estimates in the range of 200,000 to 800,000 before 406 BC.

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